Late-Career Receptionist Salary

Median pay for Late-Career Receptionists is around $13.12 per hour. Cash earnings for Late-Career Receptionists — including $1K in bonuses and $6K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $21K to $40K depending on individual performance. Although the larger part have medical coverage and more than two-fifths have dental coverage, more than a third claim no health benefits at all. The majority of Late-Career Receptionists claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$22,299 - $44,564
(Median)
$22K
$31K
$45K
MEDIAN: $31,313
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$9.86 - $17.85
(Median)
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$22,299 - $44,564  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,409  
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $6,166  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,652 - $39,896  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 269
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $17.85  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $25.10  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,409  
   
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $6,166  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,652 - $39,896  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,032
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Pay Difference by Location


San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Late-Career Receptionists, 45 percent higher than the national average. Late-Career Receptionists will also find cushy salaries in Portland (+35 percent), New York (+29 percent), Washington (+16 percent), and Houston (+14 percent). Columbus ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 16 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 9 percent less in Tampa and 3 percent less in Baltimore, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Skills That Affect Late-Career Receptionist Salaries

Billing
up arrow 6%

Office Administration
up arrow 5%

Scheduling
up arrow 3%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Phone Support
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Organizing
0%

National Average
$28,000

Customer Relations
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Data Entry
up arrow 2%

Typing
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Filing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 216 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 37%
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